about nnmd

 
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Nikora Ngaropo Motion & Design Ltd [NNMD] was established in 2016 to provide digital consultation and motion and design services in education and for the commercial market.

With a combined 25+ years of experience in creative roles, community-based services and education, we understand that good ideas, empathy and genuine connection with people is at the heart of everything we do.

 

This is enabled by a mixture of intuition, experience and communication, and merges skills in motion graphics, design and 3D animation to produce design-driven solutions.

NNMD has a portfolio of projects that contribute to the growth and development of motion and design technology-based initiatives that seek to build on our vision.

 

our VISION

‘Influencing the future of Aotearoa through creativity, education, culture and commerce’

OUR TEAM

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NIKORA NGAROPO

FOUNDER l DIRECTOR

Nikora is the Director & Founder of NNMD and Young Animators.

 

With 20+ years of experience in creative roles in art direction, animation and design and as a technical director at Weta Digital.

 

Nikora brings a wealth of experience through digital content creation and technical enablement and implementation.

TE RARAWA- TUHOE - NGĀTI POROU 

NGĀPUHI- NGĀTI KAHUNGUNU

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KIRI LEACH

GENERAL MANAGER

Kiri comes from a background in business, project management and service development, having spent 20 years in health and social services sector.

 

Kiri brings her passion for the arts [avid designer she is!] and commitment to building the capability and capacities of our young people and their communities.

NGĀTI KONOHI

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leo waitere

MOTION GRAPHICS & GRAPHIC DESIGNER

He is a graphic design problem solver. Proficient in motion design both 2D and 3D, Web and UI design just to name a few. He loves to think outside of the box and help solve visual communication problems, helping people bring their ideas to life. 

 Leo brings his quirky working style and brilliant problem solving skills to our production work and facilitation of Young Animators throughout Aotearoa. 

NGĀI TAHU - WAIKATO

 

community

speakers engagements

Ko Maui Hangarau

2018 & 2020

award nominations

Westpac Northland Business Champion 2020

NOMINATED FOR:

  • Business Champion

  • Creative Northland Creative Industries Champion

  • Northland Inc Innovation Champion

  • Top Energy Not for Profit Champion

  • More FM Customer Choice Champion

NZ HI-TECH AWARDS 2020

NOMINATED FOR: 

Callaghan Innovation Hi-Tech Kamupene Māori o te Tau – Māori Company of the Year Award 

NZ HI-TECH AWARDS 2018

NOMINATED FOR & FINALIST FOR:

Callaghan Innovation Best Hi-Tech Maori Innovation